Roadmap for Lucid (Was: Re: 9.10 and beyond)
jwcampbell at gmail.com
Fri Nov 6 17:20:43 UTC 2009
On Fri, Nov 6, 2009 at 10:59 AM, Vincent <mailinglists at vinnl.nl> wrote:
> On Fri, Nov 6, 2009 at 5:38 PM, Steve Dodier <sidnioulz at gmail.com> wrote:
>> Hi Christophe,
>> While I'd like to investigate Xfburn over Brasero (but this takes time to
>> test the apps, make sure they work, etc, and my CD drive kind of died), I
>> don't think wicd can replace networkmanager, for a very simple reason: it's
>> GUI is really, really not intuitive and easy to use. I haven't tested
>> MPlayer for quite some time, but I remember I clearly preferred Totem's GUI
>> over the alternatives' ones, because it was just simple and doing it's job
>> for most basic uses. I may one day recommend Parole over Totem, when I think
>> it came to feature parity, but I don't think MPlayer or VLC would be any
>> better for end users.
> Also, IIRC Mplayer includes restricted codecs, which means Xubuntu can't
> ship it due to legal issues. VLC uses the Qt toolkit since version one,
> which means it would be more suitable for e.g. Kubuntu, but not Xubuntu. And
> I also believe it had the same issue as Mplayer's.
On Wednesday I updated the Development Roadmap  on the Xubuntu wiki. I
note this here because one of the ongoing tasks is to review the packages
that are included in Xubuntu. I've modified the road map categories a
little bit, and as of now the categories include:
- New objectives for the current release cycle (Lucid)
- Objectives carried over from prior release cycles
- Ongoing objectives
- Completed objectives.
I listed "Refresh Xubuntu Artwork," as a completed objective even though
it's really an ongoing task. Perhaps we can establish that as an ongoing
objective and the relabel the previous objective to "Refresh Xubuntu Artwork
If you wish to edit the content of the page, you'll need to go to a separate
page . Thanks, all.
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